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Dotdash Meredith Senior Commerce Editor, News & Deals, Food Group in Liberty, New York

Job Title

Senior Commerce Editor, News & Deals, Food Group

Job Description

Dotdash Meredith is looking for a highly motivated and digitally savvy Senior Commerce Editor to join the news/deals food team, working across EatingWell, Serious Eats, Allrecipes, and Food & Wine. The ideal candidate should have past editing and commerce experience, be a creative and quick problem solver, and have a passion for cooking, nutrition, and kitchen products. Culinary school and/or professional culinary experience or qualifications are a plus.

As Senior Commerce Editor, you will be responsible for collaborating with the Editorial Director to edit timely food-related shopping content, onboard and manage freelancer relationships, and manage a small team of staff and contract writers. You will also assist with planning and executing coverage for large sale events, such as Prime Day, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, as well as track and analyze performance to implement ways to improve monetization over time.

This job requires both analytical and editorial skills to ensure our news/deals commerce content is accurate, inclusive, comprehensive, and accessible to all readers.

About Your Contributions:

  • Assign, edit, and publish stories with help from a dedicated team of full-time editors and writers

  • Work with the Editorial Director to manage an editorial calendar and track assignments, ensuring articles move along on time, while also identifying stories and needs based on seasonality, trends, celebrity finds, bestsellers, product reviews, and more

  • Stay current on trends and new products, maintaining close contact with public relations agencies

  • Utilize our team's analytics tools, as well as resources like Google Trends, Instagram, TikTok, etc. to come up with the next big content ideas

  • Track and use performance data to adjust editorial strategy and programming efforts with a good understanding of basic business KPIs such as growth conversion rates

  • Manage freelance writer relationships, which includes onboarding freelancers, fielding pitches, assigning stories, editing content, and handling invoices

  • Manage a small team of staff and contract writers

  • Prioritize day-to-day needs alongside short-term, special projects and support your team's goals, while also taking into account organizational priorities and changes

  • Collaborate with and manage expectations of the commerce, editorial, growth, testing and research, and social teams

  • Assist in our testing process, whether evaluating products at home or attending lab testing days

  • Use SEO tools and knowledge of brands to come up with the next big content ideas

  • Attend weekly commerce meetings

About You:

  • 5-7 years of experience writing and editing in the food and wellness space (preferably for a digital consumer brand), including 2 years of experience editing freelance writers

  • A product enthusiast who spends time shopping and obsessing over purchases; has clocked enough time in the kitchen and walked enough miles in sneakers to know what makes a great product

  • Knowledgeable about the voices of Dotdash Meredith's diverse food brands

  • Detail-oriented and deadline-focused with solid editing skills, as well as a deep understanding of commerce, SEO, and news content

  • Comfortable with content management systems and workflow systems

  • Strong communication, organizational, and project management skills, including proficiency in management tools like Google Suite and Airtable

  • Ability to see the big picture and work seamlessly across multiple brands daily

  • Self-starter who wants to work for a growing company

  • Experience with developing and producing videos for social media a plus

  • College degree required; culinary school or professional cooking experience a plus

It is the policy of Dotdash Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the Company will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.Accommodation requests can be made by emailing .

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Pay Range

Salary: $70,000 - $90,000

The pay range above represents the anticipated low and high end of the pay range for this position and may change in the future. Actual pay may vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to work location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Dotdash Meredith's total compensation package for employees. Other compensation may include annual bonuses, and short- and long-term incentives.In addition,Dotdash Meredith provides to employees (and their eligible family members) a variety of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, unlimited paid time off (PTO), adoption or surrogate assistance, donation matching, tuition reimbursement, basic life insurance, basic accidental death & dismemberment, supplemental life insurance, supplemental accident insurance, commuter benefits, short term and long term disability, health savings and flexible spending accounts, family care benefits, a generous 401K savings plan with a company match program, 10-12 paid holidays annually, and generous paid parental leave (birthing and non-birthing parents), all of which may vary depending on the specific nature of your employment with Dotdash Meredith and your work location. We also offer voluntary benefits such as pet insurance, accident, critical and hospital indemnity health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance.


Minimum Salary: 70000.00 Maximum Salary: 90000.00 Salary Unit: Yearly